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CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
oh, sorry! excuse us. shhh-shh! >>> reforming immigration, president obama lays out his plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system including a proposal that gives millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. >>> a possible shift for the boy scouts of america. the organization weighs changing its policy that excludes gays from its ranks. >>> back in the big easy, new orleans's back to hosting the super bowl for the first time since the devastation of super bowl for the first time since the devastation of hurricane katrina. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later today, president obama outlines his vision for immigration reform. during a visit to las vegas yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators released its blueprint for reforming immigration law. in a cbs news poll, the notion of providing a pathway for citizenship to illegal immigrant is gaining popularity. 51% of those asked now support the idea of allowing illegal immigrants working in this country to stay and possibly become citizens. that's compared
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
supported it for a long time. >> president obama will unveil his own immigration reform message tuesday in las vegas. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >> that reform would give temporary work papers for agricultural jobs as well as the children. >> today is day one of our blitz and glitz coverage down in new orleans. our team of reporter, anchors, producers, photographers, they all pulled out of here first thing in thmorning and they'll be bringing you coverage of everything happening in the days leading up to the super bowl. wusa's andrea roane is anchoring our coverage. andrea. >> welcome to the big easy, the crescent city, the city that care forgot, the place i call home. new orleans, louisiana. i'm here with my tour guide, laurna and her best buddy, elvis, taking me on a tour of my city. the city has changed so much. it changes every time we come back. one thing that never changes is, you're going to have the best time in the world. the best entertainment, and by the way, there's a super bowl on sunday. you'll see all of that right on cbs. we're bringing you the blitz
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
reform, but it's so tricky that president obama is expected to issue few if any ultimatums in las vegas. eight sfenators, four from each party unveiled their step toward an agreement. conservatives aren't happy with it rerks jekting it as a form of amnesty. lawmakers are said to be working on a plan of their own. white house correspondent brianna keilar is looking at it. >> reporter: in 2011 president obama went to the border town of el paso to press for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many, one. we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: that went nowhere. now in a second term, the president is trying it again, heading to las vegas today to push for border security, a verification system for workers and punishment if they don't and the most significant and controversial part of the president's plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. it includes registering with the government, undergoing background check, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution has alluded past presidents including george w. bush. >> legal immigratio
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
's growing crime problem. >>> and president barack obama will be talking about immigration reform. yesterday a group of bipartisan senators announced their immigration reform plan and yesterday president barack obama said he will make immigration reform a top pry otherty -- priority in his second term. >>> hillary rodham clinton is holding a forum and they are taking a live look there and this will be hillary rodham clinton's 5th global town hall. now this morning's global town hall is where she is talking about connections with india and columbia. >>> there are new questions about whether brazillian rent use can be safe. investigators say they had no fire alarm, no sprinklers and no exits. it is believe that pyrotechs used fire which started the fire and the first of many funerals began and ended with a march to demand justice. >> >>> former 49ers player was arrested outside of a menlo park restaurant. he got mad when his ex- boyfriend tried to put soy sauce on his rice. he also accused him of stealing his underwear and he pinned him against a window and hit him several times in the face an
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
carmax. start here. president obama heads off to he will outline his plan for immigration reform. a sea of purple in the big easy. eads -- beads,ut ere. we will go soon to john gonzales with live coverage. ♪ >> this might be a first for katie couric. the football with got the autotune treatment. "good morning washington" begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. captioned by thenational captioning institute-- www.ncicap.org-- adam caskey to talk about the weather. quite a bit of fog that there. patchy fog this morning. little sprinkle to talk about just east of fort royal. it is hitting the ground and it is 42 degrees. side of your screen we have a little sprinkle traveling to the southeast. aperture wise, a wide range. 40 in clarksburg. look down south, 55 in washington. 56 in fredericksburg. about 53 the high in the metro area. parts of the shenandoah valley make it into the mid 60's in the afternoon. you mentioned that foggy todition, it is so important .atch for pedestrians pedestrians, watch for the cars. a tough timee seeing eac
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
to vegas to lay out his vision for immigration reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. a bipartisan group of senators is about to reveal its own plan. "the comprehensive approach to finally have an immigration law we can live with. >> it features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in the country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans including marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we cannot go on a brevard with 11 million people living in the shadows of an illegal status. >> it is one of few issues in which both sides are calling for a sweeping reform. >> there are a lot of democrats who once and for all want to solve this problem and fix the mess of a broken immigration system. many of us agree. >> i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion being back on the table with a serious pathway forward. >> there are potential sticking point. >> enforcement needs to be a big part of it. >> they want to crack down on countries hiring illegal immigrants and better more p
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
contained manuscripts. >> president barack obama will pitch immigration reform in las vegas and there are some key differences unveiled by the president as opposed to the senators. >> reporter: pam, they are expected to be much more liberal and made to cut through the red today and the bipartisan senators said they would like for illegal immigrants to obtain residency and they are expected to push security to the side saying it will take too long to implement. in a battle, president barack obama will suggest a more straightforward route for illegal immigrants to become legal. he pushed a similar plan in 2007 and 2010. >> the issue of immigration is not a simple one but i think we have the opportunity to do it right. >> republicans are split on this immigration plan and why some say it sends the wrong message. when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here in the bay area, undocumented immigrants are excited about the possibility of true immigration reform. many immigrants say they hope the current effort lead to a path to citizenship and many are a
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
. this week, president obama puts immigration reform front and center on his agenda. on tuesday he will outline his overhaul in a major speech in las vegas, and even a bipartisan group of senators is on board to reform the system that impacts 11 million undocumented people in america. tracie potts has details for us. good morning. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. keep in mind we will see some action today, but this is far from final. we will see a four-page document that both democrats and republicans think will work. this afternoon a small group of democrats and republicans will announce they've come up with a recipe for immigration reform. >> to have an immigration law we can live with. >> border patrol, employer verificati verification, guest worker program, and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> americans support it in pole after pole. la ten knows want be it. fourth republicans need it. >> reporter: both sides need it. for president obama, that's a first term promise. >> i do think there's room for us to come together and finally get things done. >> reporter:
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 1:35am EST
's the message from president obama on immigration reform. during a trip to a las vegas high school the president praised a reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight nators. he said if this plan gets bogged down in congress he'll send lawmakers his own bill. >> we need congress to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country right now. >> the senate plan would give illegal immigrants temporary legal status if they pass a background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they could then apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> we are in day two of our blitz and glitz coverage from new orleans. that means today is superbowl media day. >> and even though it happens every year, our kristen berset is live from new orleans where it's always something unusual on media day, isn't it? >> oh, yeah. yeah, it was a crazy day. over 3,500 credentialed media members here trying to get sound from some of the players. some of the team personnel that we don't usually get a chance to talk to. it's not like your serious press conference t
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
vegas president barack obama is expected to lay out his vision for immigration reform. the president is expected to push for improved border security, a crackdown on employers hiring undocumented workers, and creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> the president's plan comes one day after a bipartisan group of eight senators reached an agreement on a framework to create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million immigrants living in the united states. >> issue of immigration is not a simple one, but i think we have their opportunity to do it right. it would do a tremendous service to our country and its future. >> the president has said immigration reform is a priority for the second term. is expected to speak about 3:00 eastern time in las vegas. brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> massachusetts senator john cain could move one step closer to becoming the next secretary of state. the senate foreign relations committee will meet this morning to vote on his nomination. at a hearing last week, the com
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
president obama and congress. to act onthem immigration reform this year. it comes as president obama to nevada tomorrow to discuss his plans on immigration reform. today, groups and senators are expected to announce the plan a pathway toeate 11 million for the immigrants already in the united states. it is 5:18 right now. onm caskey joining us here set. laptop here.e i am looking at things closely. we have observations -- i am seeing a little bit of everything. the washington area. -- us break it down for the live superh a doppler seven radar. tome, dark blue, pink , -- usually the white indicates no. pink is mixed precipitation. -- indicates snow. pink is mixed precipitation. fredericksburg reporting light snow. at reagan national. martinsburg and hagerstown reporting freezing rain. some sleet or ice pellets from .inchester to leesburg mostly rain south of washington at this time. , thiswe see that rain , culpepper, there is precipitationzen mixed in. im am expecting that to change over to freezing rain and sleet. a sloppy monday morning. luckily, we are not looking at much in terms
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 4:25am EST
, a bipartisan immigration reform deal. president obama will push his immigration plan in nevada today, one day after a group of lawmakers unveiled their plan. their plan will allow 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become citizens. the system also creates a guest worker program, and gives green cards to those with college educations. >>> president obama's choice to be the next secretary is getting a lot of criticism. an associated press review of hagel's record shows it is exaggerated. gerated. >> if they ever found out you were homosexual, that you would lose injure order of the arrow. >> reporter: the boy scouts of america in a stunning reversal against admitting gays and lesbians saying that in the future, the sexual orientation won't be in question. there was a estimate replease lesaed monday saying in part: the group's restriction now prevents what scout rules call open or avowed homosexuals from participating as scouts or scout leaders. this comes after years of nationwide protests over their no gays policy inform 2000, the supreme court upheld their ban. one former eagle scou
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> 5:22. 38 degrees at the airport. >> rallying for reform. president obama will lend his voice to the immigration debate today. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> barack obama makes his case for immigration reform today. >> a group of lawmakers unveiled their framework for revamping the immigration system. >> hallie jackson has the latest. >> any change to the immigration system could affect the 11 million immigrants living here illegally. she is an illegal immigrant who moved here a decade ago. she is working to keep her son in this country. >> we have elected president obama and we will wait to see what he is going to do
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
>>> president obama says now is the time to reform an immigration system he calls out of date and badly broken. speaking at a hispanic high school in las vegas, he pushed a senate plan for a path to citizen for millions of illegal immigrants. the president said he is hopeful, acknowledging there will be fierce debate. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. but this moment, it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. and that's very encouraging. >> the senate proposal would grant temporary legal status to applicants who pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. after that, they could apply for citizenship. the bill could come up for a vote as early as this summer. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms. the 13-hour surgery at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore which attached arms from a deceased donor was extremely complicated. doctors connected bones, blood vessels, muscles, tendons, nerves
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
one week after president obama called immigration reform a top priority, the issue was cornering momentum in a rare show of bipartisan support. >> there is more political risk in opposing immigration reform began supporting it. >> this is consistent with their country's tradition of being a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. >> eight leading republican and democratic senators are proposing an immigration overhaul. it would create a path to a system -- path to citizenship. reform the legal immigration system to keep families together, " ward green cards to immigrants who obtain advanced degrees at american universities. allow more low-skilled workers to enter the country for hard to fill jobs. >> there is no reason to delay. >> the proposal mirrors the president's priorities. >> the very important effort is about engaging the american people. >> advocates are pressuring lawmakers to act. >> we now the momentum is on our side. >> that momentum comes after a tough reaction -- election reality. he won more than 70% of the latino vote. even with bipartisan support, passing the
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
of immigrants in the u.s. >> president obama heads to nevada today to present his plan to reform. expected to be very similar to yesterday's deal. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with the details. >> good morning. >> reporter: it was a welcome event on capitol hill. imagine that, republicans and decembers working together to craft a big proposal. when it comes to immigration reform, there could be a sticking point or two that could scuttle the deal. now, eight senators, four republicans and four democrats released the framework monday which they call a tough but fair route to citizenship for more than 11 million people living here illegally. it allows more temporary workers to stay, increases border security and cracks down on employers who hire illegals. similar to the president's plan, people here illegally would have to pass background checks, pay fines and taxes and then apply behind those who are already in line for a green card. in the 2012 election, 71% of the latino vote went to president obama. florida republican senator marco rubio helped shape the proposal. >> we
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
this morning, president obama's push for immigration reform. now members of the senate must search for common ground in their goal to help 11 million undocumented immigrants. >>> later this half hour, hillary clinton's long list of accomplishments as she gets ready to leave her job. what are her immediate and long-term plans? >> it's the long-term plans -- >> that will fuel a lot of speculation. >> that's right. and in some parts of the country, you are what you drive. what was this guy thinking when he decided to build a car that looks kind of like anabanana? >> kind of? it's not your average honda civic. >>> but first, new details of that rare operation which gave an iraqi war vet new arms. the 26-year-old new yorker showed off his transplanted arms just yesterday. >> abc's diana perez reports on this milestone operation. >> reporter: his story is one of bravy and heroism. he lost both arms and legs in iraq four years ago. a roadside bomb blew up the humvee he was driving. >> i'm still alive. that's all that matters to me. >> reporter: still, life without limbs was not the same. >> not havi
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
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ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:30am EST
saving traffic. >>> during the campaign, president obama said whoa pick a immigration reform a top priority. today he will make a introductory -- introductory argument. it comes a day after lawmakers presented their plan to on a manage to membership. it's a long road ahead and lawmakers agree but it's time they say to initiate needed change. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> the bipartisan plan creates a path to citizen ship for illegal immigrants after the borders aredeemed secure. there will be an increase in gorms border agents and surveillance equipment. undocumented workers could only stay after passing background checks and paying fines and back taxer. >>> a proposed change for the boy scouts of america. they are considering allowing gays to serve as leaders and members. it's been debated for decades and went to the supreme court. the nat
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
. obama said. his plan also includes stricter law enforcement and reforming the legal immigration system which the president called out of date and broken. latino activists say the president is finally making good on campaign promises made in 2008 and 2012 to throw his full support behind comprehensive immigration reform. >> once the latinos mobilize that we can be a force to be reckoned with and i think the 71% of latino vote that put obama back in the white house is the tip of the iceberg of what you're going to see in this country. >> reporter: in order to earn immigration status in this country that's the way the president termed it today, earn it, undocumented immigrants are going to have to learn english, pass a background check, pay a fine and then get in line behind others trying to come into this country legally. but allen, the big news here is that a lot of these folks are going to get immediate status provisional but immediate status to live and work in this country and that is a big weight off their shoulders. a lot of them have been
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
in the united states. president obama will travel to nevada tomorrow to lay out n reform. >> you can feel the bus already. six days away from the super bowl where the baltimore ravens will take on the san francisco 49ers. -- you can feel the buzz. >> baltimore gave them a sendoff. suzanne is at the inner harbor with players and fans. i imagine they're getting pretty excited. >> they are pretty excited. a great way to spend your lunchtime. even the rain and cold weather is not keeping these ravens fans away. they are bundled up, wearing red and black, here to give the ravens a huge sendoff. people came here early. they are featuring the marching ravens band, the cheerleaders, and a lot of excited fans. we are told the ravens might be stuck in a little traffic. they are expected to come here through throngs of fans and onto the stage. the team says they will be here for a short while. they will agree to the fans and then get back on the team bus. the fans are very excited to see their hometown team and are wishing them well. >> i'm excited. i cannot wait. my first time coming to a ravens ra
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
deal for our nation's immigration reform. >> just one day after a joint deal was announced by lawmaker, president obama is heading to nevada today to announce his plan. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with more and dare we say they are coming to some kind of agreement to something? >> reporter: i don't know about that, wisdom. it is one thing to announce a framework and another thing to get it passed through congress. we'll see. the president's vegas trip today is part of the goal to really start rallying public support behind some of the proposals here on capitol hill and put that public pressure on lawmakers. he will unveil his own plan which the white house says actually has a faster pathway to citizenship than the senate's version. now, in the senate framework that was released monday, if would allow more temporary workers to stay. it increases border security and cracks down on employers who hire illegals. green cards would be awarded to immigrants who obtained certain advanced degree from mesh universities. similar to the president's plan, people here illegally would have
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
on it. >> president obama to make his pitch for immigration reform. >> today the president unveiling his own immigration proposals in las vegas. yesterday the group of eight senators proposing a new and wide-ranging plan for immigration reform. >> we have to work to never again face a problem with a large number of people in this country illegally. in espanol, vamiyos. >> opposition leaders have rejected a call. talks aimed at ending days of violence. >> the $50.5 billion relief bill for the victims of superstorm sandy is on its way to president obama's desk. the senate approved the aid bill yesterday. >> the boy scouts of america announced plans to reverse a national ban on gay scouts and leader. >> it was something that in this day and age is not right. >> there is a search underway off the coast of italy for a u.s. fighter plane that has gone missing. the f-16 -- >> massachusetts democrat senator john kerry could be approved as the next secretary of state by the end of the day. >> all that -- >> one of the perks of winning a championship, meeting the president of the united states. >>
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
obama had planned to push his vision for immigration reform at a speech in las vegas today. now the president will set his plan aside and endorse a plan unveiled monday by a bipartisan group of senators. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time. >> reporter: the group of eight senators, four democrats and four republicans, believe their plan could pass where others have failed. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> reporter: the proposal provides a way for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become permanent citizens after steps have been taken to beef up border security. the president supports a quicker path to citizenship, but the white house says he's willing to compromise. >> we will work with congress, both parties, both houses, to achieve the bipartisan bill we need. >> reporter: despite support from both parties in congress and the white house, many people we talked to say passing a bill won't
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
obama is taking over the push for immigration reform. the plan he released is pretty similar to the senate's out line we told you about last night. whileboth plans have bipartisan support in the senate, it's unlikely a bill will go over well with the develop controlled house. >> in health news tonight, women have been taking it for decades but tonight, researchers in texas are working on a birth control pill for men. othershave tried but failed because of harmful side effects. otherpills have targeted hormones but jq one targets germ cells and so far in mice there have been no side effects. >> i'll tell you what it didn't do, it didn't affect the laly booe doe of the animals clinical trials could start in five years. you can imagine this is a hot topic tonight. ifa male birth control pill was approved by the fda would you want your husband to take it? join in the chat on our facebook page. >> the ravens and 49ers prepare for the superbowl, the league is looking at new ways to focus on a player's health. recentstudies have focussed on the brain, this project will look at ho
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
to discuss the proposal. >>> meantime, some top republicans are already voicing concern with president obama's plan for immigration reform. the president laid out his plan yesterday in vegas. it calls for bolstering border security and cracking down on employers hiring undocumented workers. the president also wants to create a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in this country. they'd have to pay back taxes and pass a background check among other requirements. opponents to the plan worry that it doesn't do enough to beef up security at the border. they say millions of additional undocumented immigrants could be in this country in a few years without tighter security. >>> super bowl sunday is just around the corner and that means the big easy is boosting security throughout the city. the city of new orleans is adding 1300 federal agents and 270 extra state troopers. there will also be coast guard ships on the lower. river homeland secretary janet napolitano will hold a press conference with the nfl later today. the 150,000 super bowl fans packing the city, t
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
reform, president obama's trip comes after a group of bipartisan senators unveiled their plan for dealing with the roughly 11 million undocumented people living here in the united states. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more on that. >> reporter: president obama will give new details to the policies he first map ped out to years ago and will call on congress to pass an immigration reform bill quickly. president obama, putting the spotlight on immigration reform today. a campaign promise echoed in his inaugural address. >> our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as a land of opportunity. >> reporter: the president turning up the heat on congress, by taking his case to nevada, where latinos make up 27% of the population. luis baraljas will be in the audience, working to gain citizenship. >> we need to feel free in this country. freedom is what this country presumes to be. >> reporter: remarks today will mirror the speech he gave two years ago in el paso, texas, calling for stronger border sec
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
the nerves to brendan's. >> wow. >>> president obama is now out pitching his plan for immigration reform. today, he is in vegas. the appearance was planned weeks ago, but his gained added importance coming after a group of eight senators put out their immigration reform plan. we have a lot more from daniel nottingham in washington. >>> president obama told students that the hispanic high school in las vegas is keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> the president supports the plan that the so-called date unveiled monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain status if they passed a criminal background check and back taxes and learn english. they can apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >> for the first time in many years, republican and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> some gop house members have already said they don't support the senate proposal. but some
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
and more than 130 deaths. >> happening today, president obama is set to unveil his plan for our nation's immigration reform. the announcement will come just one day after a bipartisan deal. >> what does that mean for millions of undocumented workers? melanie alnwick is live with the details. >> reporter: good morning, allison. all depends on what concessions need to be made to get this deal passed. it could mean for the first time, illegal immigrants have a way to earn american citizenships. president obama will rally public support for immigration reform today. then layout his vision. the white house favors a quick pass to citizenship for more than 11 million illegal immigrants. law makers are looking for ways they can get a bill to pass. yesterday 8 senators offered a solution. allows more temporary workers to stay. increases boarder security and cracks down on employers who hires illegals. obtain certain advanced degrees from american universities. similar to the president's plan, people here illegally would have to pass background checks, fines and taxes then apply for citizenship
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
and businesses rebuild from the late october storm. the $15 billion measure will now be sent to president obama for his signature. and speaking of the president, his push for immigration reform kicks off in las vegas today. he had there to promote an overhaul of the american immigration system. a bipartisan group of censors laid out a comprehensive deals that include a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants currently in the u.s. obama plans to overhaul the nation's laws, including beefy of the border. -- beefing up the border. as you head out to your lunch break, hiding -- adding parts of color could give a boost to your brain. >> and a cold front moves its way. until then, temperatures are heating up. already at 60 degrees at the airport. humidity is at 70%. expected to be even >> the superbowl means super spending when it comes to parties. americans will spend nearly $12.3 billion, i guess billion, on the super bowl. that is an average of $68 per person. last year, tv sales were at $3.5 million. if you're looking to file your tax return early this year, you may be disappointed. the irs
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am PST
president obama went to the border town of el paso to press for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many, one. we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: that went nowhere. now, in a second term, the president is trying it again, heading to las vegas today to push for border security, a verification system for employers to ensure they hire documented workers, with pun,ment if they don't and the most significant and controversial part of the president's plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. it includes registering with the government, undergoing background checks, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution eluded past presidents including george w. bush. >> legal immigration is one of the top concerns of the american people. congress' fail ture to act is a disappointment. >> reporter: obama did announce hess administration would stop deporting some young undocumented immigrant but was taken to task at a town hall for not doing something bigger. >> you promised that. a promise is a promise. with all due respect -- >> what i p
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >>> president obama heading to vegas. he is betting on immigration reform. the president's going to highlight his proposals for overhauling immigration. in a speech three hours from now, it comes a day after the gang of eight, republican and democratic senators, outlined their plan. brianna keilar's got a preview of what we expect to hear from the president. >> reporter: in 2011 president obama went to the border town of el paso to press for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many, one. we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: that went nowhere. now, in a second term, the president is trying it again, heading to las vegas today to push for border security, a verification system for employers to ensure they hire documented workers, with pun,ment if they don't and the most significant and controversial part of the president's plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. it includes registering with the government, undergoing background checks, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution eluded past presidents including george w. bush.
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am EST
they have in custody and why they may be to blame. >>> during the 2012 presidential campaign president obama said he would make immigration reform. a top priority in the second term. and today, he will make the introductory arguments to america. he will make the remark during a speech in vegas a day after a bipartisan group of lawmakers to present their plan an path to citizenship more than 11 million illegal immigrants in the country. the lawmakers agree it's a long road ahead but it's time to initiate needed change. >> we have been too content fortoo long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> the bipartisan plan creates a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants after the borders are deemed secure. there would be an increase in drones border agents and surveillance equipment and undocumented workers could only stay after passing a background check paying fines and paying all back taxes. >>> a n
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am PST
they will aggressively pursue the people responsible for the disruption over the weekend. >>> president barack obama goes to las vegas today to push for immigration reform. the president was planning to introduce a plan of his own but a bipartisan group of eight senators came out with a proposal yesterday and the president is getting behind it. >> there is more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> no one should expect that members of the senate are just going to rubber stamp what a group have met and decided. >> the plan would provide a way for about 11 million illegal immigrants to become permanent citizens with beefed up border security. >>> coming up, the psychology of success. why now is a great time to be a bay area sports fan. >> and, of course, we're live in new orleans looking ahead to super bowl xlvii. we're learning what the locals do here in the crescent city including one tradition for the little ones. ♪[ music ]♪ every. >>> a lot of music and parades in new orleans. i'm frank mallicoat. michelle griego in new orl
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm EST
increase on the burden of already bleegered tax deleegered taxpayers. >> president obama is expected to lay out his vision for immigration reform tomorrow. the boy scouts of america is considering a big reversal tonight. they are thinking about lifting the decades long ban on openly gay scouts and scout leaders. if approved the policy change would end the national been a and allow -- ban and allow load troops to decide the issue for themselves. congress is sending a bill to president obama for his signature for super storm sandy. the measure is aimed primarily at helping residents and businesses as well as state and local government rebuild from the late october storm. the storm is blamed for billions of dollars of property damage. it doesn't seem like it was that long ago. >> it doesn't. if you're up there suffering, it seems like forever. >> that weather in new orleans makes you really want to be there. if you're going down later this week, say you have plans to be there just for the weekend, it is going to get a little bit cooler. you might want to factor that into your packing plans. th
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> president obama to make his pitch for immigration reform. >> today the president unveiling his own immigration proposals in las vegas. yesterday the group of eight senators proposed a new and wide ranging plan for immigration reform. >> we have to work to never again face a problem with a large number of people in this country
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
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NBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
a vested interest in what is happening in washington. >> we have elected president obama, and we will wait to see what he is going to do. >> the president will unveil his plan for comprehensive immigration reform. >> he made it clear on this. >> his plan is expected to mirror the broad strokes of a group of senators. it will probably be more progressive. >> this is a big, fat amnesty bill. it is all about manipulating voters. >> a path to citizenship. lawmakers struck an optimistic note. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> we need to make a definite decision about helping the millions of people who are undocumented in this country. >> the debate could heat up as early as this spring. charles schumer hopes to have a legislative draft by march. >> it sounds like lawmakers are optimistic that this will be the year for change. >> so why now? 7% of latinos voted for president obama in november. you are seeing some republicans considering backing immigration reform could help them politically with the group. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> the super bowl means
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:30am EST
reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the midwest over the weekend, and it could spread misery to millions of people in the east as the workweek begins. >> just what we wanted to hear. >>> later this half hour, the inmate who broke out of jail, oh, no, not once, but twice. how his latest escape went unnoticed for a few days. >> how does that happen? once you break out once, don't you sort of have a little led flag around you? >> you would think they have a closer eye on you. but some criminals are smart, though. >> not many. >> this guy is clearly an overachiever. >>> lawmakers have reached an agreement on immigration reform. under a plan being announc
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:05am EST
again. mr. obama will press immigration reform, starting with a strip to las vegas on tuesday, trying to make good on promises that he failed to deliver in his first term. >> we have been going for maybe 25 years without a clear statement about immigration policy. that's unacceptable in this nation. >> reporter: the president's agenda includes a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> i'm confident, guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> reporter: the president won more than 70% of the latino vote in november. larry jacobs, abc news, new york. >> what a difference four years makes. people were speculating she's going to run. this was the president's tacit way of endorsing her and it was kind of a thank you smooch to bill clinton, because bill played such a big role in obama's re-election. >> it was quite the love fest. their body language, they were leaning in. >> tickling each other. >> i don't think we would have ever, ever thought we would see something like that during the primaries. they were at each other's throats. >> it was rough. >> all of those
KICU
Jan 28, 2013 11:30pm PST
. president obama plans to make his own push for immigration reform tomorrow. >> reporter: we talked to a lot of undocumented workers in the canal district. some of whom have been lining up here for years for day labor jobs. many didn't hope for more until today. pedro garcia says he spent the past decade living in the so- called shadows. >> i've been here for a long time, and i just want to see my family. >> reporter: as one of the country's 11 million undocumented workers, he may soon be granted legal status. >> a couple years back, we were able to get that. it feels good. >> reporter: today's announcement is a 180-degree departure from a time when fear of deportation. >> there have been increasing numbers of deported people every year, since obama took office. >> reporter: she hopes the grand plan unveiled by senators today leads to real reform. >> i've been in practice since 1990. so the issue has come up several times, but major reform has only happened once in my career. >> it's just time, you know? >> reporter: the executive director of the canal alliance is cautiously optimistic. >> l
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
of the immigration debate. we hear their story as president obama prepares to lay out his immigration reform proposal. >> outside, temperatures aren't too terrible. things are calm but some areas are dealing with some fogment you may want the umbrella for part of the morning. >> good morning everyone. i'm angie goff in for aaron gilchrist. >>> i'm eun yang. the weather is clear. that means no school delays. that's welcome thus to parents in arlington. the arlington school district was the only one inside the beltway to close yesterday rather than a two-hour delay. many parents we talked to still don't agree with the school system's decision to cancel school. >> instead of getting ready for work, we're having a who is going to do what when conversation because they're in school. we work while they're at school. it definitely throws us for a loop. >> the school district defends the decision saying erred on the side of caution because there was icing in the forecast. >>> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein is here with a look at how much we'll warm up today. it sure felt nice compared to the subfreez
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am EST
. the hearings are due to start at 9:30. >>> on the immigration front, president obama says he is looking for reforms to be done within six months. he tells a spanish language teach network that a deal should an trainable this year. he also says that politics, not technical issues, are standing in the way of immigration reform. >>> now to the aftermath of the mess on metro that happened last night. several delays after power problems left swarms of people stranded. some passengers even walked through a tunnel trying to get out. metro is now looking into the problem of riders getting off trains to ensure it doesn't happen again. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the navy yard station in southeast this morning with the latest. >> reporter: metro is apologizing to passengers foren inconvenience after yesterday's mess and it will hold a debriefing with fire department officials this morning to try to figure out what happened and to prevent it from happening again. d.c. fire trucks and ambulances converged on the anacostia and navy yard stations in the middle of the evening rush hour. there w
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